Top 10 London restaurants of 2014
With London now arguably the trend-setting culinary capital of the world, we round up the 10 most exciting restaurants of 2014 and their signature dishes.
UK trade exceeds target on unit removal
The UK drinks trade has reached its target to remove one billion units of alcohol from the market by the end of 2015 ahead of schedule.
BAFTA-winning actress Kristin Scott Thomas and British boxer David Haye close out another eventful year in the drinks industry.
In the magazine
Wine and cheese might be a match made in heaven, but one expert is recommending that the French eat their national dish with whisky instead.
While 2014 has seen major acquisitions and multi-million pound wine frauds, it’s often the more offbeat stories that prove most popular online.
Vinexpo’s next instalment in Bordeaux in June 2015 will include a number of new features, including an entire repositioning of the exhibition site.
Spanish-owned brewer Mahou San Miguel has acquired a 30% stake in the US craft beer company Founders, tapping into the fast-growing market.
Three craft breweries are involved in a constitutional challenge in Texas over a recently-passed law that prohibits alcohol producers from selling distribution rights.
We all have our own methods to mark the festive season, but this beer-lovers dream is certainly a unique way to tap into the festive spirit.
the drinks business
Wally’s Wines & Spirits has opened a new store and restaurant in Beverly Hills that will have over 100 wines served by the glass.
President and owner of Chile’s Viña Errázuriz, Eduardo Chadwick is our first ‘Uncorked’ to score 100 (personal) Parker points.
Not all strong brands among fine wines come with crazy prices attached, as the latest Liv-ex ranking reveals.
Bonhams’ San Francisco auction raised $1.3 million last week, with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti proving its continued popularity in the US market.
A case between the CIVC and wine writer and educator Jayne Powell, known as “Champagne Jayne”, has begun in Melbourne Federal Court.
Champagne and gin have taken over Sherry and brandy to become the UK’s favourite Christmas tipples, a study on language suggests.
English sparkling wine accounted for just 48 of over 25,000 bottles of fizz bought for the House of Commons’ cellar in the last four years.
Sales of magnums are up 122% at Waitrose with consumers splashing out on larger bottles in the run up to Christmas.
Jean Philippe “JP” Moulin, a former winemaker for Ruinart, has launched his own range of Champagnes after raising €500,000 through crowdfunding.
The modern wine trader is undoubtedly a demanding beast. Not only do they want to keep costs down, but they want more visibility, increased flexibility of supply, as well as faster access to information.
A European labelling company has launched in the UK providing a “game-changing” online service.
Norbert Dentressangle is providing fast-growing St Austell Brewery with a distribution platform, supporting the company’s continued expansion.